Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
pictures and video. >>> 11 days away from election night and president obama, mitt romney trading jabs today. there are also concerns hurricane sandy is affecting the race. tom fitzgerald with that. >> reporter: the romney complained announced tonight they have decided to postpone a rally they were going to have in virginia beach on monday. meanwhile, president obama and former president clinton are due to campaign together in prince william county virginia on monday but right now campaign officials are telling us that that could change depending on hurricane sandy. meanwhile, g.o.p. presidential candidate mitt romney, he was in iowa today trying to take back a state that the president obama won in 2008. president obama for the most part stayed here in washington today giving a round of radio interviews in which he blasted romney adviser john sanunu's comment that powell's endorsement of the was both both are african-americans. governor romney showed his economic plans on the heels of a government report showing economic growth in the country was better than expected last month. >> thi
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
up for a lack of a plan for obama's second term. both candidates eventually said the other isn't telling the truth. >> his deficit plan doesn't reduce the deficit. it adds to it. his foreign policies from the 1980s. his social policy's from the 1950s. his economic policies are from the 1920s. so everything he's doing right now is to hide his real position. >> this is a status quo candidacy. his is a -- message of going forward with the same policies the last four years and that's why his campaign is slipping and that's why ours is gaining so much steam. >> reporter: you know the president also made a bit of news last night for our region during the debate on the subject of defense cuts, the president said flatly that the sequestration cuts that could result in a loss of thousands of defense industry jobs in our area, the president's words would not happen. however, ryan during an interview today with an obama campaign spokesperson, they would not be able to tell fox 5 how the president can guarantee that these congressionally mandated cuts are going to be avoided in the president
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, ohio o monday and president obama will head hope to -- home to chicago first where he will cast his ballot in early voting before returning to washington, brian. >> all right, tom fitzgerald. >>> and coming up at 6:30, fox 5 news edge 2012, has more on the political issues. we'll look at the battleground state of ohio and how important that state is to both candidates. plus, we're live at a rally from maryland's question 6. the controversial referendum on same-sex marriage. i'll be your host and we'll be joined by tom fitzgerald and mark plotkin. >>> a news alert in virginia. congressman jim moran's son patrick resigned from his father's campaign after he s caught on camera talking to someone about how to commit voter fraud. it was shot in virginia october 8th. that is a group headed by james o'keefe, the man who did the a.c.o.r.n. undercover videos in 2009. the man with the camera approached him and repeatedly asked how they can vote for 100 specific people who don't usually vote. >> put the name and address. [ indiscernible ] that is the law. >> to protect and they just have -- fo
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
major problems. >>> 15 days away from electing a new president. president obama and mitt romney taking on foreign policy. fox news correspondent craig bosswell is live with the latest. >> reporter: good evening to you, all gets underway in three hours. both candidates are sitting at a table and pointing out their differences on foreign policy. there will be six 15-minute segments and no opening statement and this is underway in three hours and that is beginning with america's role in the world and china and the changing world and how to deal with that. president obama coming in u usually the incumbent has the advantage on a foreign policy debate, but mitt romney has inroads here with shifting answers on what happened at the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. expect that to be one of the first topics to come up here and on china. if you -- there is going to be a lot of talk on china, the world's second largest economy expected to surpass the u.s. economy. the decisions, trade with china will have ramifications down the road for the u.s. a lot to debate tonight and tonight'
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
day. president obama's getting a big endorsement from retired general collin powell. mitt romney remines on the attack and spend his day in the critical battleground state of ohio. >> reporter: a busy day out there and the presidents in the middle of a non-stop, 48-hour marathon. this brought him to our area in virginia and while mitt romney continues to hail the president on jobs and economy. president obama thanked collin powell for his endorsement. the former secretary of state who said he is a republican, also endorsed the president in 2008. mitt romney, meanwhile, made several stops in battleground state of ohio today and ending up in worthington, north columbus -- worthington in columbus and speaking with about his policies being a failure. >> the president's plan, keep on spending more than we take in, a trillion more a year and this is putting a burden on you and will crush the american dream if he's re-elected and that is why paul ryan and i have a plan to get america on track to cut spending, to cap federal spinning and to get us on track to a balanced budget. >> i was